Nostalgic Dining

Millennials turn to themed restaurants for dining entertainment

Implications - Understanding that eating out has become a social experience for millennial consumers, many restaurants have begun incorporating pop cultural references into their establishments. Not only are themed restaurants a more immersive form of nostalgia; they also propel the fandom culture of the Internet into the physical realm.
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Fairy Tale Dessert Restaurants - The Hotel Café Royal is Set to Unveil Its Sarah in Wonderland Menu
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Warm 1,333 Clicks Pub: Feb 23, 16
Fairy Tale Dessert Restaurants
The Hotel Café Royal is Set to Unveil Its Sarah in Wonderland Menu
London’s Hotel Café Royal is currently set to unveil its whimsical dessert restaurant with a menu titled ‘Sarah in Wonderland.’ The fairy tale-inspired eatery is designed to mimic... [More]
Hybrid Arcade Bars - Los Angeles' 'Button Mash' is a Cross Between an Arcade and a Restaurant
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Warm 1,730 Clicks Pub: Dec 8, 16
Hybrid Arcade Bars
Los Angeles' 'Button Mash' is a Cross Between an Arcade and a Restaurant
While Los Angeles has no shortage of hip and creative restaurants, a new establishment called ‘Button Mash’ is setting itself apart from the competition by offering a little something... [More]
Pop-Up Sitcom Diners - A Saved by the Bell-Themed Diner is Coming to Los Angeles
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This Year and Hot 1,564 Clicks Pub: Jun 12, 17
Pop-Up Sitcom Diners
A Saved by the Bell-Themed Diner is Coming to Los Angeles
Fans of the popular 90s sitcom ‘Saved by the Bell’ will be pleased to hear of the opening of a Saved by the Bell-themed diner in Los Angeles. Launching off of the success of its sister... [More]
Monstrous Cafe Menus - Japan's Namja Town Indoor Amusement Park Features a Godzilla-Themed Menu
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Warm 708 Clicks Pub: Oct 2, 16
Monstrous Cafe Menus
Japan's Namja Town Indoor Amusement Park Features a Godzilla-Themed Menu
Alongside the release of Godzilla Resurgence (or Shin Godzilla) in Japan, the Namja Town indoor amusement park launched a fun themed menu at its food court after the iconic movie monster. The... [More]
Convenience Store Bars - Toronto's 'Convenience Bar' Offers Drinks and Nostalgic Grab-and-Go Treats
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This Quarter and Warm 605 Clicks Pub: Oct 25, 17
Convenience Store Bars
Toronto's 'Convenience Bar' Offers Drinks and Nostalgic Grab-and-Go Treats
‘Convenience Bar’ is the name of a new convenience store-themed restaurant and bar that is set to open in Toronto, which is positioning itself as a “#newthrowback.” As its... [More]
Magic-Inspired Eateries - Harry Potter-Themed Bar The Lockhart is Now Serving Tapas in Toronto
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Average 1,431 Clicks Pub: Sep 10, 15
Magic-Inspired Eateries
Harry Potter-Themed Bar The Lockhart is Now Serving Tapas in Toronto
If you grew up reading and watching Harry Potter, as an adult you can now enjoy a themed bar if you are in the city of Toronto. As of September 5th, The Lockhart is open for business at Dufferin and... [More]
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